Fluid Dynamics

, Volume 31, Issue 6, pp 802–813 | Cite as

Translational motion of a cylinder below the free surface of a fluid

  • O. M. Kiselev
  • O. V. Troepol'skaya
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Abstract

A method of solving the problem of the translational motion of a cylinder of given shape below the free surface of an infinitely deep heavy fluid is developed. As distinct from existing techniques, the method permits the obtaining of a solution which becomes exact as the Froude number increases without bound. The solution of the problem of the motion of a circular cylinder is considered in detail. Suggestions are made concerning the characteristic properties of an exact solution of the general problem.

Keywords

Exact Solution Free Surface Fluid Dynamics General Problem Characteristic Property 

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  • O. M. Kiselev
  • O. V. Troepol'skaya

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